Stephen atte Crouch' (Crouche)


Birth: Before 1270 East Meon, Hampshire, UK
Father: John atte Crouch'
Mother: Matilda atte Crouch'

Christening: Unknown

Marriage: Unknown
Wife: ? Webbe

Death: Abt 1337


John Croucher
Robert atte Crouche


SN4086 Peasant Land Market in Southern England, 1260-1350
1285 East Meon: Stephen atte Crouch' paid 4/- for two acres previous held by Cecilia la Webbe, the widowed mother of his wife. 1327 East Meon: Robert atte Crouche, son of Stephen, paid 20/- on marriage for a messuage and virgate in Bordean owned by his wife Juliana Foggescombe. 1337 East Meon: John atte Crouch' paid 6/8d for messuage and 3 acres in Langerrush' (Langrish) previously held by his father Stephen atte Crouche.

There is still a Bordean Lane running NE from the A272 towards Foxfield Green.

Messuage - a dwelling house and legal rights such as access to commons etc. Virgate - the Farnham Manor virgate was about 32 modern acres - see Medieval Farnham by Father (Etienne) Robo 1935. I assume it was similar.

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